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L'Arche Ottawa is recruiting an Assistants Coordinator

The Assistant Coordinator is a member of the community leadership team, responsible for the recruitment, hiring, on-boarding and on-going development of all assistants/employees and volunteers.  The Assistant Coordinator works in partnership with house & program leaders to ensure the training, development, formation and support of Assistants so that the Identity and Mission of L’Arche, the Servant Leadership Model, policies and government standards in the homes and programs are well integrated. The Assistants Coordinator directly trains and supports the growth of assistants to work with house/program leaders and teammates to create homes/programs that embrace the core values of L’Arche, thus resulting in high quality care for individuals with developmental disabilities. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible for screening and hiring Canadian and International assistants in accordance with the policies and procedures, laws, and regulations of L’Arche Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
  • Ensures all incoming employees, assistants and volunteers are welcomed and well connected into home/program; teaches them to create warm, welcoming, and comfortable, home, program and/or office environments...

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